[csw-maintainers] xscreensaver and libkrb4.so.2

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Mon Apr 30 09:36:01 CEST 2012

Hi Ben,

Am 08.04.2012 um 16:07 schrieb Ben Walton:

> Hi Jeff,
>>> Can xscreensaver please be repackaged to use the current library?
>>> Thanks.
>> Have you tried respinning the build recipe from Subversion? The
>> package is currently orphaned, so if you care about this package,
>> it's the best way to get things moving forward.
> For fun, I spun this build.  It's a non-GAR recipe that Phil wrote.
> Compilation is fine but I don't have stagepkg in my PATH and didn't
> poke around for it.  It's likely a fairly easy update if you're
> interested.
> The noted discrepancy in the database isn't actually a discrepancy.
> The binaries in that package do depend on libkrb4, so they're still in
> the table that tracks that.  Unfortunately, nothing provides that
> library any longer so there is a breakage.
> If you want/need this update, I'd suggest turning it into a GAR recipe
> and updating it to use the latest krb5 libs.

This is not possible as xscreensaver requires the kerberos 4 API
and we have not compiled our kerberos 5 with krb4 compat mode.

Best regards

  -- Dago

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